Kennedy Krieger Institute

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST-CLINICAL FELLOW (VARIOUS LOCATIONS)

Vacancy ID
2020CF
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
Job Location : Street
707 N Broadway
# of Hours
40
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

The Clinical Fellow – SLP will provide direct patient care for assessing and treating communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor, and feeding/swallowing disorders: administering department and program functions; supervising maintaining documentation relative to services offered: and participation in intra and interdisciplinary training programs.

Responsibilities

  1. Offer functional communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor, and feeding/swallowing assessment, with consideration to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
  2. Develop and implement treatment programs focused on resolving an identified condition or diminishing its functional impact. With consideration given to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
  3. Assist senior level staff with one or more departmental and program functions (e.g., continuing education, program development, quality assurance activities).
  4. Maintain documentation consistent with Institute and Department expectations for all activities, as well as guidelines by The Joint Commission, CARF, and ASHA.
  5. Participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities relative to patient care (e.g., team conferences) and professional training (e.g., staff development activities).
  6. Participate in departmental activities and outreach activities in the community (e.g., presentations, services on committees).

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements.
  • Must possess and maintain Speech-Language Pathologist – Limited License through the Maryland Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech Language Pathologists.
  • Must follow American Speech-Language and Audiology (ASHA) guidelines for completion of Clinical Fellowship Year.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Additional course work or training in pediatric feeding/swallowing or communication disorders is beneficial.

 

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